MGT 521 Week 3 Complete -
DQ1. What strategies have been used to promote collaboration at your workplace or a company with which you are familiar? Have these strategies been successful or unsuccessful? Explain. Would you recommend implementing other strategies to promote collaboration? If so, what would those be?
DQ2. How can organizational restructuring enable specific types of businesses to attain competitive advantage in a changing market? Provide specific examples.
DQ3. Certain organizations lend themselves naturally to one type of organizational structure or another. What type of structure do you think fits best with your business or a business with which you are familiar? Why is this the case? Support your answer.
DQ4. If a conflict arose in one of the teams in which you participate in class, at work, at home, or in another activity, what would you do to help resolve the situation? Would your answer differ depending on the participants involved and how long you had been part of the team? Why or why not?
Post a short summary of what you have learned this week.
Organizational Planning Assignment
Review the example SWOT Analyses located in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings to see the types of information companies include.
Complete the following tasks in the University of Phoenix Material: Organizational Planning Worksheet. Cite your resources.
Part One (hand in early):
- Select a Fortune 500 company. You may start your research on this company in the Job Market Research Tool in Phoenix Career Services portal but additional research may be required.
- Identify the company's internal and external stakeholders.
- Identify the company's goals and identify the following, specifically:
- The company's mission and vision
- At least one goal that can be accomplished through a strategic plan
- At least one goal that can be accomplished through an operational plan
- Conduct a SWOT analysis on the selected company
Part Two: Write a paper that creates strategic and operational plans based on the SWOT analysis. Please explain the following:
- How these plans will achieve the related goals
- The effect of planning decisions on the internal and external stakeholders identified
- No more than 700 words
- Cite research in your paper to support your writing
- Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit both the worksheet and paper.
Personal Professional Development Plan Activity: Part 4
Navigate to the My Career Plan in Phoenix Career Services.
Complete the Career Plan Building Activity: Work Culture Preferences in My Career Plan.
- Click the "my career plan" tab on top of your page to view your populated career plan.
Submit a screen shot of your Work Culture Preferences results.
- Press Print Screen on your keyboard to create a screenshot.
- Open a new document in Microsoft® Word.
- Press Ctrl + V on your keyboard to paste the screenshot into the document.
- Save the document on your computer as Work Culture Preferences.
Complete Part 4 of the Personal Professional Development Plan Activity
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
Individual Assignment - Week Three Knowledge Check
Complete the Week Three Knowledge Check.